- Mads Mikkelsen
- July 2nd 2021
- Thomas Vinterberg
Mads Mikkelsen and his friends experiment with having a constant level of alcohol in their blood in this Oscar-winning film.
Thomas Vinterberg’s Another Round won the Best International Feature Film Oscar back in April, and now, U.K. audiences can finally see what all the buzz is about.
The comedy-drama follows four friends – Martin (Mads Mikkelsen), Nikolaj (Magnus Millang), Tommy (Thomas Bo Larsen), and Peter (Lars Ranthe) – who teach at the same school and are fed up with their lives in both a professional and personal sense.
Martin, for example, teaches history with such dull monotony the students are genuinely concerned about their grades, while he and his wife Anika (Maria Bonnevie) are like passing ships in the night and have lost the ability to communicate with each other.
The four pals decide to test the theory that their lives will improve if they maintain a constant level of alcohol in their blood.
They start small and take reasonable amounts of alcohol during their workday but, as to be expected, once they’ve had a taste of the confidence...